Updated (July, 2011): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX9

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX7

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

differences

Advantages of the Sony WX7

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$175.51 vs $314.00
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The best price we've seen is $138 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Sony WX9

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HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              Size Fairly small Help
              Super compact 94x56x19 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.6
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              139 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $200

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $220 - $248

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Has a much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $179

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Has a much lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $129 - $170

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon 1 J2

              Nikon 1 J2

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $280 with 10-30mm lens

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $95 - $98

              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus VH-510

              Olympus VH-510

              Travel zoom

              $132

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $244 - $400

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $300

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

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